Di­vine In­spi­ra­tion

Vet­eran ac­tor Gra­ham Greene on pay­ing the bills, danc­ing with wolves and chan­nelling a higher power

Reader's Digest (Canada) - - The Rd Interview - BY COURT­NEY SHEA IL­LUS­TRA­TION BY AIMÉE VAN DRIMMELEN

You play God in your new movie,

How do you get ready for a role like that?

Shack. Well, I never really pre­pare. That par­tic­u­lar day, af­ter I got made up, I looked into the mir­ror and based the char­ac­ter on an el­der who was one of my teach­ers be­fore he passed away. His gen­tle­ness was in­cred­i­ble.

The Shack

is a faith-based film. Did that af­fect your de­ci­sion to sign on?

I’m not a church­goer; my be­liefs are per­sonal. I’m a work­ing ac­tor with a mort­gage to pay.

If I don’t work,

I get edgy and mis­er­able. To make them­selves in­ter­est­ing, a lot


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